Tackling your F32 Writing Club will teach grant writing fundamentals and provide strategies to address the many components of the NIH NRSA F32 Fellowship application, including a detailed training, mentoring, and research plans. It will also provide a grant writing tool box with templates to guide your proposal development.
Tackling your F32 Writing Club will teach grant writing fundamentals and provide strategies to address the many components of the NIH NRSA F32 Fellowship application, including a detailed training, mentoring, and research plans. It will also provide a grant writing tool box with templates to guide your proposal development. Tackling your F32 Writing Club will have 12 meetings divided two parts:
- Didactic informative lectures are open to all pediatric learners (no space limitations) and scheduled on Sept 3 & Sept 10, 2020 at noon-1:30 PM. See lecture topics.
- The interactive peer feedback sessions are open to a small group of applicants (Space is limited at these sessions so sigh up today!) and scheduled from September 17 to November 19, 2020 at noon-1:30 PM. In addition, each participant will receive individual guidance and detailed feedback on their proposal from Orit. See peer review schedule.
Didactic Informative Lectures
Learn grantsmanship fundamentals at dynamic lectures from experts
Interactive Peer Feedback Sessions
Receive individualized feedback and learn how to "think like a reveiwer" at peer review sessions
Obtain individual guidance and detailed feedback
|Lectures (all welcome)||09/03/2020||noon-1:30pm||Know your F32, Specific Aims, Pre-award processes|
|09/10/2020||noon-1:30pm||Mentoring, Training Plan, Research Strategy|
|Expert & Peer Feedback (limited space)||09/17/2020||noon-1:30pm||Specific Aims|
Orit Rapaport, PhD
Research Development Strategist
Topic: An overview of the F32 requirements
Allison Guerin, PhD
Director of Education - Pediatrics
Topic: Stanford's pre-award processes
Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD
Professor - Pediatrics, Director of Fellowship Research
Topic: Tips for writing the Research Strategy (Significance & Approach)
Crystal Botham, PhD
Director of Research Development - Pediatrics
Topic: Writing crystal clear Specific Aims
Suzan Carmichael, PhD
Professor - Pediatrics
Topic: Effective mentors and training plans
What is the NRSA F32?
- Part of a cluster of fellowship awards named the Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) that provide individual research training opportunities to trainees at the pre-doctoral or the graduate and postdoctoral level. Learn more: https://researchtraining.nih.gov/programs/fellowships/f32
- Supports promising postdoctoral candidates to become productive independent investigators.
- Supported by most NIH Institutes or Centers. To know more, go to the Funding Opportunity Announcement (parent FOA: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-242.html). Participating NIH Institutes or Centers are listed at the top of the FOA.
- Deadlines are April 8, August 8 and December 8. Learn more: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/how-to-apply-application-guide/due-dates-and-submission-policies/due-dates.htm
- Eligibility requirements require US citizenship or green card at the time of award issuance. Foreign Nationals with Student Visas are not eligible for this award.
Refine your grant writing skills
Present clear, compelling, and coherent ideas refined through feedback
Develop career development and research plans that will enable future grants
Recruit a mentoring team invested in your success
Assemble a tool box, i.e., templates, boiler documents to guide proposal development